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‘American Idol’ auditions set for Long Island, N.Y.

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Pictured: People wave to the bus as it circles for the film crew for the American Idol XIV auditions off Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Thursday, July 17, 2014. More than 500 people showed up to audition or support those auditioning for the next round of competition. (AP Photo/The Sun News, Janet Blackmon […] [Read More]
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‘Grease’ sing-along should draw gaggle of T-Birds, Pink Ladies to Westport Library

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Pictured, John Travolta is the greaser Danny, and Olivia Newton-John is the good girl Sandy in “Grease, “ in the 1978 musical film. A “sing-along” screening is planned at the Westport Library on Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. Tap your inner Danny Zuko or Sandy Olsson, or maybe Rizzo or Kenickie, too, at the […] [Read More]
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Fred the Godson, Spliff Star playing Bridgeport’s FuzeOnFest

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Hip hop artists Fred The Godson and Spliff Star are headlining this year’s FuzeOnFest at Bridgeport’s Rampage Skatepark on Friday, July 25 at 3 p.m. The free, day-long festival of music, graffiti, skateboarding and BMX is being hosted again this year by Connecticut hip hop stable Full Blast Movement, who will perform at the event. […] [Read More]
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Paint with a master artist at Weir Farm in Wilton

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This sounds like a lot of fun, provided there are no requirements to create a museum-worthy masterpiece! Weir Farm National Historic Site has opened the Weir Art Farm Academy in partnership with Dmitri Wright, the park’s master artist/instructor, to provide academy-level training in four-day workshops in the American Impressionist plein air tradition. Students will learn […] [Read More]
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‘The Big Lebowski’ playing in Stamford

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The Avon abides. “The Big Lebowski” — the Coen Brothers classic comedy about an amiable, unemployed, White Russian-drinking stoner — will be screened at the Avon Theatre’s Cult Classics series on Tuesday, July 22 at 9 p.m. The film stars Jeff Bridges as The Dude, along with John Goodman, Julianne Moore and Steve Buscemi. Prior […] [Read More]
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Milford’s Beach Avenue returning to ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Beach Avenue — the Milford folk-rock band that breezed through their Hollywood audition on “America’s Got Talent” last week — will return to perform on the show on Wednesday, July 23 at 8 p.m. After wowing judges Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Mel B with a performance of their original song, “Coming Your […] [Read More]
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Comic and Stamford native on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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You have two more nights to catch Stamford native Dan Naturman on the stage at Comix at Foxwoods. The stand-up comic, who has performed on several late-night talk shows and was a contestant on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” will put on three more shows, Friday and Saturday nights, before heading for points south. Naturman, 44, […] [Read More]
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Creed frontman headlining Norwalk Oyster Fest

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Scott Stapp, the soulful frontman of 90′s neo-grunge powerhouse Creed, is set to headline the Norwalk Oyster Festival on Friday, Sept. 5. In 2013, Stapp released “Proof of Life,” his first solo album in eight years, and his first since overcoming a life-threatening drug addiction. Mike Reilly, chairman of the Oyster Festival and a “fan […] [Read More]
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PHOTOS: Oh, Cassius! EP release show in Fairfield

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Meredith DiMenna and John Torres of the Bridgeport indie folk Oh, Cassius! performed for a sold-out house during their EP release show at Fairfield Theatre Company on Thursday, July 17. Flanked by an six-piece band and an assortment of taxidermy animals, Torres and DiMenna shared songs from their debut EP, “Ides of March.” Check out […] [Read More]
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Music will sound from parks, lawns and other outdoor spaces tonight

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Tonight, music will be drawing people to Stamford, Ridgefield, Bridgeport and Wilton. But it is in Norwalk that you will have an option of checking out two different venues. While the Super Monkey Death Grip will be at Freese Park, Nina Et cetera (pictured) will be bringing its roots-inspired music to the lawn of the […] [Read More]